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Graft case: Former IGNOU chief denies wrongdoing


July 28th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) V.N. Rajasekharan Pillai, former vice chancellor of the Indira Gandhi National Open University who is facing a CBI probe for alleged graft, Saturday denied wrongdoing in ... Read more...

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UAE students to train in France


April 25th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 24 (IANS/WAM) Seven UAE engineering students will receive training on aeronautics in France, it was announce here Tuesday.The students will train at Airbus, Toulouse in France. The ... Read more...

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UP schools to ban sale of junk food


April 5th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) In a significant step, the Uttar Pradesh government has issued instructions to all schools - Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE), Uttar Pradesh Board and Central ... Read more...

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Trinamool filling key educational posts with cronies: Left


September 16th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left Front Friday accused the Trinamool Congress-led state government of filling key posts in educational institutions with people close to the party."The way ... Read more...

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National body for controlling teachers largely welcomed


September 4th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) With the passage of a teachers education council bill, parliament has again created a national body to regulate teachers. Most educationists feel an all-controlling ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha passes teachers’ education council bill


August 25th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Thursday passed a bill for re-creating a national body to regulate schools and teachers.The National Council of Teachers Education (Amendment) Bill, 2010 ... Read more...

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India, Australia launch education council


August 1st, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) India and Australia Monday announced the launch of an education council to strengthen exchanges between the two nations."Last April, we decided to start the India-Australia ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi mulls cameras in school buses


July 25th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 25 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) plans to install surveillance cameras in school buses to ensure students' safety, it was announced Monday.The project will be ... Read more...

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Amartya Sen lauds Bihar’s progress in elementary education


July 5th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 5 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Tuesday lauded the progress made in Bihar's elementary education in the last few years but stressed the need to do much more ... Read more...

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Seven things to look at before you walk into a college (Comment)


June 19th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Natasha, my 17-year-old niece, sounded worried when she called me. The reason, I guessed, had something to do with the AIEEE result (although she secured 87 percent in Class 12 boards). ... Read more...

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India is ‘top priority’ for new Canadian government


May 5th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 5 (IANS) Deepening bilateral ties with India will be the new Canadian government's "top priority", says seniormost Indo-Canadian parliamentarian Deepak Obhrai.Obhrai, who was re-elected to the Canadian ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi holds English learning course for parents


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 3 (IANS/ WAM) A special English learning course has been started in Abu Dhabi to encourage parents' involvement in their children's studies.Organised by the Abu Dhabi ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi Indian schools to have 20,000 seats by 2013


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Apr 22 (ANI): The Abu Dhabi Education Council plans to provide more than 20,000 seats in Indian schools, while introducing another three new Indian schools by the 2012-13 academic year, ... Read more...

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Hindu, Muslim leaders offer support to UK man over Christian cross ban


April 20th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Hindu, Muslim and Sikh leaders have voiced their support for UK electrician Colin Atkinson who faces the sack for displaying a small cross in his company van.The religious ... Read more...

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Attacks reflect cultural challenges, says Australian envoy


September 28th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The attacks on the Indian students in Australia were not due to racism but the "challenges of cultural spheres", Australian High Commissioner Peter Verghese said Tuesday. "There ... Read more...

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IGNOU to open study centres in six European countries


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), the largest in the world, will open study centres in six European nations, including Germany and France, ... Read more...

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Canon India announces strategic e-governance initiative for Rajasthan


August 19th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.19 (ANI-Business Wire India): Canon India Private Limited, India's No 1. Complete Digital Imaging Company today announces strategic initiatives in the field of education.Canon India along with its channel ... Read more...

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Malaysia Airlines to hire cabin crew from Frankfinn


July 15th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 15 (IANS) Malaysia Airlines will recruit cabin crew for its international operations from Frankfinn Institute of Air Hostess Training in India. "The selected candidates will join the airline's cabin crew ... Read more...

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Changes in Uttar Pradesh school curriculum leaves students in quandary


July 7th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 7 (ANI): With the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Council (Uttar Pradesh Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad) changing its secondary and higher secondary curriculum for the year of 2010-2011 and 2012, ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi gives land to build schools


July 4th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 4 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) will give six plots of land to build private schools. The schools will be built in Khalifa city and Mohamed ... Read more...

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India, US discuss Education Council (Lead)


June 3rd, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) India and the US have discussed the possibility of setting up an India-US Education Council to scale up bilateral cooperation in the field of education. Human Resource ... Read more...

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Sibal, Clinton discuss cooperation in education


June 3rd, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal has met US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and discussed ways to boost bilateral cooperation in higher education. Sibal is ... Read more...

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Canada beckons Indian students with new education body (Lead)


May 27th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 26 (IANS) In a bid to woo more Indian students to Canadian universities and colleges, former Canadian foreign minister Pierre Pettigrew launched the Canada India Education Council (CIEC) ... Read more...

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Canada beckons Indian students with new education body


May 26th, 2010 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 26 (IANS) In a bid to woo more Indian students to Canadian universities and colleges, former Canadian foreign minister Pierre Pettigrew Tuesday launched the Canada India Education Council ... Read more...

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Sibal praises technical education council


May 20th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday praised the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) for introducing transparency in its practices. "AICTE has been in the news ... Read more...

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UAE, New Zealand to boost ties


May 4th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 4 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and New Zealand Tuesday agreed to boost bilateral cooperation especially in the education sector. Kim Mitsune, the New Zealand minister of trade, met ... Read more...

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600 Abu Dhabi students chosen for ’summer abroad’ programme


May 1st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 1 (IANS/WAM) Six hundred Abu Dhabi students of grades 10 and 11 will visit Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand and the US as part of a "summer abroad" programme. The ... Read more...

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UAE students to be trained on emergency response


April 23rd, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 23 (IANS/WAM) School students in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be trained on how to respond to risky and emergency situations, officials have said. The Abu Dhabi Education Council ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi launches scholarship for engineering aspirants


April 18th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 18 (IANS/WAM) At least 1,700 meritorious students of grade 12 in Abu Dhabi will participate in a scholarship programme aimed at helping engineering aspirants pursue training in advanced technology. The ... Read more...

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India, Australia sign agreement to boost education ties (Lead)


April 8th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne/New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Despite the attacks on its student community in Australia, India has "not prevented them" from going there, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal said Thursday as ... Read more...

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India, Australia sign education deal


April 8th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 8 (IANS) Indian students continued to come to Australia for higher studies and the government had not "prevented them" from doing so, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal said ... Read more...

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Indian schools allowed to expand operation in Abu Dhabi


April 4th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 4 (IANS) Indian and other foreign curriculum schools in Abu Dhabi will be allowed to expand operations under a new plan aimed at improving standard of private school education ... Read more...

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IGNOU to ensure quality in distance education


March 19th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Friday said it will set up a Centre for Internal Quality Assurance (CIQA) to ensure quality in open and distance ... Read more...

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An India-U.S. education council to enhance ties: Kapil Sibal


October 15th, 2009 - 11:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.15 (ANI): Union Human Resource Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday said India and the United States are going to set up a joint education council to enhance bilateral ties."We will ... Read more...

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Sibal meets Burns, Indo-US education council on anvil


October 15th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The setting up of an Indo-US education council to boost bilateral relations was discussed in a meeting between William Burns, the US under secretary of state ... Read more...

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